IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

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Climate change mitigation and adaptation together with the unfolding biodiversity catastrophe pose the biggest challenges facing our society. Adapting our businesses and industries to meet this challenge requires new ways of working and significant u... Read More

Climate change mitigation and adaptation together with the unfolding biodiversity catastrophe pose the biggest challenges facing our society. Adapting our businesses and industries to meet this challenge requires new ways of working and significant upskilling.

The IEMA Foundation Certificate offers a solid foundation in sustainability and the management tools to improve environmental performance and covers a wide range of environmental, sustainability and governance principles.

This course also allows the learner the additional benefit of receiving Associate Membership of IEMA (AIEMA). There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

The course consists of 40 hours of guided learning delivered over 5 days.

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What's covered?

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The course covers a wide range of environmental, sustainability and governance principles and will give learners an understanding of the breadth of the sustainability agenda, and the management tools and skills that they will need when working within this area. These include:
• Implications of global trends for the environment, society, the economy and for organisations
• Sustainable business/governance principles
• Environmental Principles
• Major policy and legislation
• Major tools, techniques, systems and practices to improve sustainability performance
• The role of innovation in developing sustainable products, services and solutions
• Data collection, analysis and evaluation
• Research and planning for sustainable solutions
• Effective communications and feedback
• Stakeholder engagement
• Tools and techniques to identify opportunities and risks
• Environmental and sustainability performance improvement

Who should participate?

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  • Learners who are starting out in environmental management and want a solid foundation of environment and sustainability knowledge to build on.
  • Those who would like to gain Associate membership of IEMA

What will I learn?

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On successful completion of this programme learners will be able to:
• Outline the implications of global trends for the environment, for society, for the economy and for organisations
• Outline sustainable business/governance principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services
• Outline environmental principles and their relationship with organisations, products and services
• Outline major policy and legislation and their implications for organisations, products and services
• Outline major tools, techniques, systems and practices used to improve sustainability performance
• Outline the role of innovation and other leading practices in developing sustainable products and services and providing sustainable solutions
• Collect data, perform analysis, and evaluate information
• Research and plan to provide sustainable solutions
• Deliver effective communication and capture feedback
• Engage with stakeholders
• Outline tools and techniques that identify opportunities and risks
• Identify and propose ways to improve performance
• Support change and transformation to improve sustainability

Who are the tutors?

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How will I be assessed?

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There is a 1 hour open-book multiple-choice exam, which is completed online and on dates set by IEMA. Learners must achieve 70% to pass the course.

Programme accreditation

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This course is certified by IEMA.  IEMA is an international membership organisation, committed to global sustainability, for everyone working, studying or interested in environment and sustainability.

On successful completion of this course the learner becomes eligible for Associate membership, giving them the AIEMA suffix and the benefits of IEMA membership, including networking opportunities, industry leading events and members-only magazine. Completion of the foundation certificate meets the entry requirements for the Certificate in Environmental Management leading to Practitioner membership.

More Information on IEMA is available at https://www.iema.net/

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Accreditation
Course Code
EE027
Duration
5 training days
Course Times
9:00am to 5:30pm
Time Zone: Europe - Dublin
Price
Public Virtual Training: €995

+ €190 IEMA Exam & Membership

Delivery Mode
This programme is delivered virtually or face-to-face, and is available as Public or In-House training
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IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

Duration: 5 days
+ €190 (certification fees) (includes Associate membership of IEMA on successful completion of course)
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IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management

Duration: 5 daysVirtual Training Price: €995
+ €190 (certification fees) (includes Associate membership of IEMA on successful completion of course)
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